Steve Wilkos net worth: Steve Wilkos is an American TV personality who has a net worth of $7 million. Steve Wilkos built his net worth from The Jerry Springer Show and now has his own talk show. Born in March 1964, in Chicago, Illinois, Wilkos has made his way from from a former US Marine and police officer to a host of his own talk show self-named The Steve Wilkos Show. Steve first made a name for himself as a director of security on The Jerry Springer Show, where he served from 1994 to 2007. Apart from his Springer-related duties, he has been also making cameo appearances on the TV series Between Brothers, The Wayans Bros. and The Simpsons, as well as in the movie Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me where he was seen as a security guard for Jerry Springer. It was in January 2007, when NBC Universal Television officially declared that Wilkos would be the host of a talk show of his own based at NBC Tower in Chicago. The program premiered on September 10, 2007 earning high ratings and establishing Steve as a host who has an abrasive approach to solving disputes. His wife, Rachelle Wilkos, is also involved in talk show business since she is the executive producer for Springer as well as her husband's show.